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Factsheet 18: Empowering and protecting children online

9 February 2009

In recent years, the EU has coordinated and supported efforts to make the internet a safer place, especially for children. These efforts are ongoing and in the next five years, € 55 million will be used to fight illegal content and harmful behaviours on the Web that could be labelled as racism, bullying or grooming.